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TASMANIA __________ CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT (ABOLITION OF DEFENCE OF PROVOCATION) BILL 2003 __________ CONTENTS 1. Short title 2. Commencement 3. Principal Act 4. Schedule 1 amended (Criminal Code) 5. Transitional [Bill 15]-II
CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT (ABOLITION OF DEFENCE OF PROVOCATION) BILL 2003 (Brought in by the Minister for Justice and Industrial Relations, the Honourable Judith Louise Jackson) A BILL FOR An Act to amend the Criminal Code Act 1924 Be it enacted by His Excellency the Governor of Tasmania, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly, in Parliament assembled, as follows: Short title 1. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Amendment (Abolition of Defence of Provocation) Act 2003. Commencement 2. This Act commences on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent. Principal Act 3. In this Act, the Criminal Code Act 1924* is referred to as the Principal Act. *No. 69 of 1924 [Bill 15] 3
s. 4 No. Criminal Code Amendment (Abolition of 2003 Defence of Provocation) Schedule 1 amended (Criminal Code) 4. Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting section 160. Transitional 5. (1) This Act does not apply to criminal proceedings that began before the commencement of this Act. (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), criminal proceedings are taken to have begun if the accused person has been called upon to plead. 4 Government Printer, Tasmania
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